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API catalogue

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These are the APIs which are currently available, or in development, from NHS Digital. It includes API standards defined by us. If you're looking for other standards or reference materials, try our Developer A-Z

D

Directory of Services - SOAP API

Access information on a wide range of health and care services across England using our Directory of Services SOAP API.

Patient GP / Primary Care Urgent And Emergency Care NHS 111 Reference Data SOAP API Service Central

E

Electronic Transmission of Prescriptions Web Services - SOAP API

Access the NHS UK Web Services to retrieve dispensaries information for a patient

Community health Pharmacy GP / Primary Care Urgent And Emergency Care OOH GP Access to Records Dispensing Reference Data SOAP API Service Central

G

Gazetteer Service - SOAP API

Validate and retrieve UK-based postal addresses.

Demographics Reference Data SOAP API Service Central

General Practice Extraction Service - HL7 V3 API

Send anonymised or patient-identifiable data from GP clinical systems to the General Practice Extraction Service (GPES) for planning and research.

Community health Access to Records Key Care Information SOAP HL7 V3 API Service Central

N

NHS 111 API standard

API standard to share information between NHS 111 and other organisations, such as GPs and ambulance services, and query the Repeat Caller Service.

Hospital A&E / Emergency Department GP / Primary Care Urgent And Emergency Care Ambulance Services NHS 111 A&E / Emergency Department SOAP HL7 V3 API Standard

O

Organisation Data Service - ORD API

Access details of health and social care organisations using our Organisation Data Service (ODS) ORD API.

Community health Dentistry Hospital A&E / Emergency Department Inpatient Outpatient Mental Health Pharmacy GP / Primary Care Social Care Urgent And Emergency Care Ambulance Services NHS 111 A&E / Emergency Department OOH GP Reference Data REST SOAP API Service Central

P

Personal Demographics Service - HL7 V3 API

Access patients' personal information, such as name, address, date of birth, related people, registered GP and NHS number using our HL7 V3 version of the Personal Demographics Service (PDS) API.

Community health Hospital Mental Health Pharmacy GP / Primary Care Urgent And Emergency Care Ambulance Services NHS 111 OOH GP Demographics SOAP HL7 V3 API Service Central

Q

Query Accredited System Information - SOAP API

Access details of accredited systems in the Spine Directory Service (SDS) using this SOAP API.

Hospital GP / Primary Care Reference Data SOAP API Service Central